Our detailed guide to European destinations.

EU member?

Yes.

Visas?

No.

Ship’s papers

Ship’s registration papers.

Crew papers

Passports.

Report to Customs?

Not if arriving from EU country.

Yes, if arriving from non-EU country or have foreign nationals aboard.

Diesel

Readily available.

Petrol

Readily available.

Water

Readily available.

Shore power 220V AC

At guest pontoons in larger towns.

LPG

Updating shortly.

Camping Gaz

Updating shortly.

Berthing fees

Updating shortly.

Currency

Swedish Krone (100 øre).

Credit cards

Widely accepted. Cashpoints in larger towns.

Eurocheques

Not used.

Travellers cheques

Can change in banks.

Emergencies ­ VHF

Updating shortly.

Emergencies ­ phone

Police, Ambulance and Fire 112

Calls are free.

Pets?

Import restriction apply to some animal food items and live animals, including dogs, cats, birds, fish and reptiles. An import permit is required for pets. Contact the Embassy of Sweden’s information section.Tel: 020 7917 6465/6457 for an application form.

Dialling code to UK

0044 then the number, omitting the first 0.

Telephone boxes

All callboxes have international dialling. Use phonecards bought from kiosks or credit cards in callboxes marked with ‘CCC’ or ‘Tele2’.

Weather forecasts

Updating shortly.

Trailing

Updating shortly.

British Embassy

Skarpögatan 6-8, Box 27819, 115 93 Stockholm. Tel: 0046 8671 9000. Visit www.britishembassy.com or e-mail britishembassy@telia.com

Tourist office in UK

Tel: 020 7870 5600. Visit www.gosweden.org or e-mail info@gosweden.org

Charts and books

Baltic Sea. RCC Pilotage Foundation. Imray.

UK Hydrographic Office.

www.ybw.com

Language

Swedish. English widely spoken.

September 2001